WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Second Worcester County dispensary opens in Oxford]]> 2018-04-19T11:01:52
A medical marijuana company with dispensaries in five states has found
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<![CDATA[Chamber opposes proposed flavored tobacco ban]]> 2018-04-19T10:58:17
Banning a convenience store from selling flavored tobacco products to
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<![CDATA[Health cost estimators catching on, Pioneer report says ]]> 2018-04-18T13:39:34
A new study analyzed online cost estimator tools offered by three Mass
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<![CDATA[Life sciences bill includes $50 million for UMass Medical, UMass Lowell ]]> 2018-04-18T10:43:12
A version of Gov. Charlie Baker's life sciences legislation, which wil
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<![CDATA[Bertucci's files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy]]> 2018-04-17T10:55:19
Citing debts of of $119 million, Northborough-based Bertucci's has fil
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<![CDATA[Promising Shrewsbury Street site awaits outcome of laundering case]]> 2018-04-16T06:00:00
Two successful restaurants launched at 166 Shrewsbury St. Now, the spa
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2018-04-16T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20180416/PRINTEDITION/180419960 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180416/PRINTEDITION/180419960/AR/0/AR-180419960.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Editorial: Slow movements, big changes in health care]]> 2018-04-16T06:00:00
Having too few players dictating the level of care in the region and s
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<![CDATA[Optim reveals hidden places]]> 2018-04-16T06:00:00
Whether you're a doctor who needs to look for a polyp inside a patient
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<![CDATA[Pedraja to be formally inaugurated as QCC president]]> 2018-04-13T11:01:48
Luis Pedraja will be formally inaugurated as the Quinsigamond Communit
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<![CDATA[Business groups rallying against nursing staffing ballot question]]> 2018-04-13T10:02:22
The opposition to a proposed ballot question that would impose strict
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2018-04-13T10:02:22 /ARTICLE/20180413/NEWS01/180419973
<![CDATA[Six Central Mass. colleges coming to aid of Mount Ida students]]> 2018-04-12T16:51:55
Six Central Massachusetts colleges will take part in an event at the s
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2018-04-12T16:51:55 /ARTICLE/20180412/NEWS01/180419974 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180412/NEWS01/180419974/AR/0/AR-180419974.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Mass. Senate plans inquiry into Mount Ida acquisition]]> 2018-04-12T10:46:38
The Senate plans to look into UMass Amherst's proposed acquisition of
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2018-04-12T10:46:38 /ARTICLE/20180412/NEWS01/180419979 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180412/NEWS01/180419979/AR/0/AR-180419979.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Lahey exec: Merger will lead to 'true competition' ]]> 2018-04-11T13:33:44
A proposed 13-hospital merger involving Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCa
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<![CDATA[Cannabis Control Commission to expedite review of 20 applications ]]> 2018-04-11T11:02:32
Twenty unidentified registered marijuana dispensaries were approved Tu
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2018-04-11T11:02:32 /ARTICLE/20180411/NEWS01/180419987
<![CDATA[Abby's House slated for $16.2M renovation]]> 2018-04-11T10:51:12
Worcester women's services nonprofit Abby's House will perform a $16.2
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2018-04-11T10:51:12 /ARTICLE/20180411/NEWS01/180419989 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180411/NEWS01/180419989/AR/0/AR-180419989.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Wayland manufacturer, MGH file patent infringement suits]]> 2018-04-10T14:07:28
Wayland cosmetic laser manufacturer Candela Corp. has filed patent inf
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2018-04-10T14:07:28 /ARTICLE/20180410/NEWS01/180419992 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20180410/NEWS01/180419992/AR/0/AR-180419992.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[AMSC: Trump the first to combat Chinese trade secret thefts]]> 2018-04-10T11:48:40
Despite reports saying U.S. companies are concerned about a brewing tr
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<![CDATA[Fishing industry wants limits, delay on offshore wind rollout]]> 2018-04-10T10:52:59
Some go to sea to scoop tasty creatures from the deep and others ventu
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<![CDATA[UMass acquiring Mount Ida]]> 2018-04-09T11:01:07
The University of Massachusetts has reached a preliminary agreement to
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<![CDATA[American Airlines to fly daily from Worcester to Philadelphia]]> 2018-04-09T10:49:30
American Airlines will become the third airline to fly commercial out
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